Man dead after SUV crashes into pole on Mill Road in Broadview Heights

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS - One person is dead after an SUV crashed into a utility pole on Mill Road just south of Lacey Lane in Broadview Heights just before 3 a.m. Thursday morning.

Police said that the male passenger died at the scene and that the driver of the vehicle was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center, where his condition is not known.

 The vehicle was speeding when the driver lost control. Officers believe that alcohol may have played a role in the accident, according to police,

A NewsChannel5 crew at the scene reports that the pole is split in half, and there are wires down across the road.

Mill Road between Millwood and Broadmill Drives has reopened after officers investigated and utility crews repaired the broken pole and wires.

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